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    Master of Arts in Literacy Education

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  • Take your knowledge of literacy education to the next level.

    Literacy—the center of all learning—serves as the foundation for your students' success in the classroom and as members of society. Instilling literacy skills in your students is essential for them to meet the challenges of learning, communicating, and problem-solving in today's world.

    With Hamline’s Master of Arts in Literacy Education, you will:

    • Gain a foundation in the theoretical and practical bases of effective 21st-century literacy instruction, including critical and digital literacy.
    • Develop the expertise needed to enrich the literacy learning of diverse students across developmental levels, academic disciplines, and social and cultural contexts.
    • Become an advocate for literacy through a comprehensive understanding of literacy development, process, and instruction.

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    Master of Arts in Literacy Education Overview

    Balance work and school With many courses available in different formats, you can study both online and on campus for maximum flexibility and convenience.
    Start sooner You can begin in February, June, or September.
    Finish faster You can complete your master’s degree in as few as 24 months.
  • Online and on campus

    Choose between online and on-campus courses for maximum flexibility and the ability to create the schedule best for you.

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  • Courses

    Courses such as Introduction to Literacy Leadership and Critical Literacy give you the best preparation to deepen your work and empower your students.

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  • Affordable tuition

    Hamline’s program is a cost-effective option for educators seeking to deepen their expertise. View current program tuition rates.

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  • Scholarships

    Your education could become even more affordable. Find out if you are eligible for one of several scholarships or tuition discounts.

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  • ABE Licensure Option

    Interested in an ABE license to teach in Minnesota? Learn more about our ABE Licensure program.

    State Eligibility and Complaint Process

    Hamline University, like all higher education institutions, must follow individual state regulations before enrolling students outside of Minnesota in its online programs. Hamline can enroll students residing in most states, but please confirm whether your state is among the eligible states.   

    Hamline University is committed to providing outstanding online education. If you have a question, concern, or complaint about your online education experience at Hamline, please review our complaint process for online education at Hamline.